All posts by Julia Toivonen

Media Release: Mother of triplets sets the pace to win Australia’s first Local Premmie Hero award

May 15, 2009 No Comments »

Sophie Smith is an inspirational mother. After enduring the enormous personal tragedy of losing her three sons who were born prematurely in 2006, she set out to honour their memory by running a half marathon. Her aim was to raise ... Read More »

Local Premmie Hero Award – Winners!

May 15, 2009 No Comments »

In February 2009 nominations were open to find Australia’s first ever “local premmie heroes”. The awards were created by parents of premature babies as a way to pay tribute and thank the amazing Australian’s who volunteer their time supporting families ... Read More »

A one to one conversation with Sophie Smith

May 14, 2009 No Comments »

This is a powerful interview between Sophie Brown & Sophie Smith. Thank you to Peter from One to One Conversations for sharing this with us. _____________________ INTERVIEWER: Sophie, thanks for joining us SOPHIE: It’s a pleasure INTERVIEWER: Now you have ... Read More »

AnEdge Designs

April 22, 2009 No Comments »

AnEdge Designs was created by a mum to two premature babies. Hunter was born at 35 weeks & Deegan was born at 32 weeks. Rachael has a passion for graphic design work and now creates beautiful work for her clients. ... Read More »

Eileen is a Treasure in many ways

April 21, 2009 No Comments »

Eileen from Bracken Ridge, is a mum living in a busy world consumed with helping families of premature babies for the past 10 years throughout Queensland. Eileen has been a committee member of Preterm Infants Parent Association (PIPA) since the ... Read More »